2011 Census QuickStats

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Mount Richon

Code SSC50536 (SSC)
People 2,105
Male 1,036
Female 1,069
Median age 48
Families 604
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 874
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,289
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,105 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,036 49.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,069 50.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 0.8 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,105 people in Mount Richon (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 105 5.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 92 4.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 99 4.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 139 6.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 132 6.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 96 4.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 75 3.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 96 4.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 126 6.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 166 7.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 211 10.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 180 8.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 175 8.3 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 135 6.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 114 5.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 80 3.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 65 3.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 0.9 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Richon (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,050 58.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 56 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 157 8.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 88 4.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 455 25.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Richon (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.1% were married and 11.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Richon (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 912 58.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 121 7.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 518 33.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Richon (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 24 4.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 73 13.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 1.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 44 8.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 35 6.4 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25 4.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 31 5.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 46 8.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 44 8.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 18 3.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 202 36.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 549 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs) 26.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.6% were in primary school, 16.6% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,150 54.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 938 49.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 159 8.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 124 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 687 36.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), 36.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 642 62.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 287 28.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 61 5.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 36 3.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,026 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,026 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Richon (State Suburbs). Of these 62.6% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 100 10.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 86 8.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 96 9.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 175 17.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 462 46.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Richon (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Richon (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 589 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,672 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,289 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Richon (State Suburbs) was $589.

Travel to work, top responses Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,255 69.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 398 22.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 150 8.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 266 14.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.0% provided care for children and 8.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 337 18.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 468 25.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 227 12.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 225 12.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Richon (State Suburbs), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.5% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 309 51.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 230 38.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 61 10.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.8 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Richon (State Suburbs), 38.0% were couple families with children, 51.1% were couple families without children and 10.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs) 23.2% of single parents were male and 76.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,475 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,473 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,473 and those without children was $2,475.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 113 21.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 3.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 95 17.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 82 15.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 16 3.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 140 26.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 29 5.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 46 8.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 17.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 767 93.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 51 6.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), 93.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 740 96.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 0.9 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 19 2.5 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Richon (State Suburbs), 96.6% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.8 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 31 4.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 125 16.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 214 28.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 375 49.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 1.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 16.3% had 2 bedrooms and 28.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 367 47.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 320 41.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 61 7.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 2.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Richon (State Suburbs), 47.8% were owned outright, 41.7% were owned with a mortgage and 7.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 590 76.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 164 21.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 1.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.9% were family households, 21.4% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), 24.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.9% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.3 -- 8.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.0 -- 10.2 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
None 16 2.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 251 32.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 255 33.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 220 28.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 26 3.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), 32.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 19 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 68.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 6 31.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 43 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Richon (State Suburbs), there were 19 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 68.4%) were male and 6 (or 31.6%) were female. The median age was 43 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,083 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,083.

Mortgage and rent Mount Richon % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Richon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,500.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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